The opening quote here is worth pondering. Indeed, the mobs in the street appear to be as mindless as the insects who behave as part of a group or hive mind. Where is the independent and critical thinking? No where to be found.
Source – zerohedge.com
– “…I believe that the primary contributor to the dissipating intellect of society is the complete lack of critical thinking development that is part of the systemic academic platform combined with the perpetual 24/7 distraction of social media platforms designed to stimulate emotions but not intellect”
The Escalation of the War on Critical Thought and the Battle For Our Minds
Today critical thinking has become a lost art to the point where it is nearly entirely absent from the discourse of public debate, and even more so in public debate that is spread far and wide through television, print, and social media. Even the term fake news has been cleverly used with frequency as an ad hominem attack, with the claim often made to either marginalize or completely dismiss an opposition view with the provision of little evidence. And speaking of evidence, even the words “evidence” and…
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